Ian Battering the Florida Peninsula with Catastrophic Storm Surge, Winds, and Flooding

Ian made landfall on mainland Florida as a category 4 major hurricane near 4:30 PM ET south of Punta Gorda near Pirate Harbor. Catastrophic storm surge inundation along with destructive waves is ongoing along the southwest Florida coastline. Hurricane-force winds are expected to spread inland to central Florida near the core of Ian through early Thursday. Heavy rainfall will continue flooding. Read More >

Hazardous Weather Conditions

Current conditions at

Jackson County Airport (K24A)

Lat: 35.32°NLon: 83.21°WElev: 2857ft.

Fair

41°F

5°C

Humidity 81%
Wind Speed Calm
Barometer 30.25 in
Dewpoint 36°F (2°C)
Visibility 10.00 mi
Last update 29 Sep 6:35 am EDT
Extended Forecast for

Cullowhee NC

  • Today

    Today: Patchy fog before 9am.  Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.

    Patchy Fog
    then Sunny

    High: 68 °F

  • Tonight

    Tonight: Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north.

    Increasing
    Clouds

    Low: 46 °F

  • Friday

    Friday: A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 9 mph.  New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 66 °F

  • Friday
    Night

    Friday Night: Showers.  Low around 50. North wind 7 to 9 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Saturday

    Saturday: Showers likely, mainly before 3pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind around 6 mph.  Chance of precipitation is 70%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Saturday
    Night

    Saturday Night: A 40 percent chance of showers.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Sunday

    Sunday: Showers likely, mainly after 5pm.  Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.

    Showers
    Likely

    High: 60 °F

  • Sunday
    Night

    Sunday Night: A 50 percent chance of showers before 3am.  Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.

    Chance
    Showers

    Low: 50 °F

  • Monday

    Monday: A 30 percent chance of showers after noon.  Partly sunny, with a high near 63.

    Mostly Cloudy
    then Chance
    Showers

    High: 63 °F

Detailed Forecast

Today
Patchy fog before 9am. Otherwise, mostly cloudy, then gradually becoming sunny, with a high near 68. Light and variable wind becoming north northeast 5 to 10 mph in the morning.
Tonight
Increasing clouds, with a low around 46. North northwest wind 5 to 9 mph becoming light north.
Friday
A 30 percent chance of showers, mainly after 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 66. North wind 5 to 9 mph. New precipitation amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.
Friday Night
Showers. Low around 50. North wind 7 to 9 mph. Chance of precipitation is 80%. New precipitation amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.
Saturday
Showers likely, mainly before 3pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. North wind around 6 mph. Chance of precipitation is 70%.
Saturday Night
A 40 percent chance of showers. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Sunday
Showers likely, mainly after 5pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 60. Chance of precipitation is 60%.
Sunday Night
A 50 percent chance of showers before 3am. Mostly cloudy, with a low around 50.
Monday
A 30 percent chance of showers after noon. Partly sunny, with a high near 63.
Monday Night
Mostly cloudy, with a low around 48.
Tuesday
Partly sunny, with a high near 66.
Tuesday Night
Partly cloudy, with a low around 45.
Wednesday
Mostly sunny, with a high near 70.
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Point Forecast:
Cullowhee NC
 35.32°N 83.2°W (Elev. 2293 ft)
6:27 am EDT Sep 29, 2022
6am EDT Sep 29, 2022-6pm EDT Oct 5, 2022
 
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